The Inbetweeners star will play opposite US comedian Andy Samberg. Samberg – a member of musical comedy group The Lonely Island and star of Saturday Night Live – will play a lazy idle hippie who Davies’s daughter impulsively marries on a gap year, then brings back home to Britain to meet the parents.
Channel controller Zai Bennett told The Independent, that it will be one of two programmes which exemplify ‘where I want BBC3 comedy to be’. The others is Bad Education, written by Jack Whitehall who also stars as a teacher.
‘I can't overstate the importance of comedy,’ Bennett said. ‘If you get comedy right it can define your channel.’
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